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  1. Target Expands Price-Matching Program

    October 1, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has made a bold move toward assuring its customers that they will be paying the lowest possible price. ...
  2. Prevent Employees From Hacking You Computer System

    September 29, 2015
    Cyber security attacks from a current or ex-employee can cause a lot of pain. Here is how to avoid such attacks.
  3. Target Launching Technology Accelerator

    September 24, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) wants to support the start-ups that will create the next leaps forward in retail technology. To do that, ...
  4. Target Replaces Checkout Candy With Healthy Snacks

    September 23, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) wants its customers and its employees to get a whole lot healthier. The company has decided to replace ...
  5. Target Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Over Data Breach

    September 17, 2015
    The fallout from a data breach in 2013 continues to plague Target (NYSE: TGT). Having settled for $10 million earlier this ...
  6. Target Partners Up With Fitbit

    September 16, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) recently signed a deal with Fitbit (NYSE: FIT) to offer the company's fitness trackers to its 335,00 ...
  7. Target Testing Home Grocery Delivery

    September 15, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) has begun testing a new program that allows customers to shop for groceries online and then have them ...
  8. Target Finds Trouble With Omnichannel Shopping

    September 14, 2015
    In theory, it's all supposed to be so easy: give consumers the ability to shop anyway they want, whenever they want, however ...
  9. Target Taps Stores for Faster Delivery

    August 27, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) is discovering the secret weapon brick-and-mortar retailers have at their disposal to fight back against ...
  10. Target and Visa to Settle Over Data Breach

    August 25, 2015
    The impact from Target's (NYSE: TGT) massive data breach two years ago continues to be felt as the retailer is said to have ...
  11. Target Thumps Q2 EPS Estimates, Lifts Guidance

    August 20, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) hit the bulls-eye with its latest set of quarterly results. On Wednesday, the company reported its second ...
  12. Target Names New CFO and First COO

    August 19, 2015
    Changes are afoot in the executive suite at Target (NYSE: TGT). The company has created a new top management position, chief ...
  13. JC Penney Recovers from Marketing Missteps

    August 18, 2015
    An analysis of how JC Penney's misguided marketing strategies caused its stock to fall from $80 to $8 per share.
  14. How To Trade Forex With Bitcoin

    August 18, 2015
    We look at ways to trade forex with bitcoin and the pitfalls in doing so.
  15. Invest in Costco? First Understand Its Balance Sheet

    August 18, 2015
    A strong balance sheet sets a company apart and boosts investor confidence. How healthy is Costco based on an analysis of ...
  16. Target to Test Grocery Delivery Service

    August 17, 2015
    Soon you will be able to do your grocery shopping at Target (NYSE: TGT) from your couch. According to a report by the StarTribune, ...
  17. 4 Cybersecurity Value Stocks to Watch For

    August 14, 2015
    Discover how huge data breaches to major companies have caused an upswing in the cybersecurity industry, and top stocks investors ...
  18. You Know Debt & Deficit Are Not The Same, Right?

    August 13, 2015
    An educational article explaining in detail how deficit differs from debt and how are they related.
  19. Target Aligns Store Concepts Under One Name

    August 11, 2015
    Target (NYSE: TGT) is scrapping the branding of all its different store concepts in favor of rebranding them under a single ...
  20. J.C. Penney Finally Earning Wall Street's Respect

    August 10, 2015
    It took awhile, but Wall Street is finally coming around to the notion that J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) just might make good ...
  21. Target Discovers the Power of Free Shipping

    August 10, 2015
    What may have been obvious to you and me is apparently a revelation to Target (NYSE: TGT): Give consumers something for ...
  22. Macy's Using Same-Day Delivery to Fend Off Rivals

    August 7, 2015
    Is same-day delivery going to be enough for Macy's (NYSE: M) to blunt the impact the Internet is having on its business? ...
  23. J.C. Penney Poaching From Home Depot and Target

    August 7, 2015
    J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) announced two new hires this week, going back to the well of talent it dipped into previously to ...
  24. J.C. Penney: Identity Crisis or Buy Opportunity?

    August 5, 2015
    With so many recent leadership changes, J.C. Penney might be suffering from an identity crisis. Here's why and what you need ...
  25. Explaining Clients Why They Need a Budget

    August 3, 2015
    The truth is that budgeting isn't just for times when your money is tight or your life is undergoing a major transition. ...
  26. How can I invest in electronic retailing (e-tailing)?

    July 27, 2015
    Learn about the different ways to invest in electronic retail. and Alibaba are the two dominant players in electronic ...
  27. GoPro & Extreme Sports' Hella Gnarly Relationship

    July 21, 2015
    This totally gnarly article will examine the close-knit relationship between GoPro and extreme sports, and how this partnership ...
  28. Customer Data Breach Hits CVS Health Photo Site

    July 21, 2015
    Maybe taking a picture will not make it last longer. On Friday, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) posted a message on its photo-processing ...
  29. The 6 Biggest Fortune 500 Employers

    July 21, 2015
    In 2015, five of the top six biggest Fortune 500 companies are retailers.
  30. Target Looks to Take "Buy Local" National

    July 17, 2015
    When people hear about "buying local," they usually think of getting produce from nearby farmers, but Target (NYSE: TGT) ...
  31. Costco: Good And Costly

    July 15, 2015
    Costco Warehouse Corporation is one of the good stocks in the retail space, but is it good enough to justify the current ...
  32. 3 Reasons Costco Has Membership Fees

    July 10, 2015
    There's more to Costco's membership fees than meet the eye.
  33. Target Vs. Walmart: Who's Winning The Big Box War?

    July 7, 2015
    Wal-Mart dwarfs Target in number of stores, total assets, and market cap. But which company is more profitable?
  34. Trading With Stage Analysis

    July 7, 2015
    Stage analysis offers market participants a powerful tool to identify current market conditions and make rapid adjustments ...
  35. Do Data Breaches Really Matter for Retailers?

    June 30, 2015
    Do data breaches hurt the stock price of retailers? Let's have a look at a few examples.
  36. Winning Retailers Amid Sales Slump

    June 29, 2015
    Declining department store retail sales and the exceptions to the rule after the end of the Great Recession.
  37. The CVS Target Deal: A Healthy Union?

    June 22, 2015
    The CVS Health and Target deal should be a win for both. Here's an analysis with a twist.
  38. Indian Tech Startups Eye The Future With Visual Recognition

    June 19, 2015
    Using visual recognition technology, Indian tech companies are hoping to help online merchants close more sales from consumers ...
  39. Business Model Analysis: Costco Vs. Sam's Club

    June 17, 2015
    Costco and Sam’s Club have very similar business models, but which one is faring better?
  40. Top 6 Most Profitable Clothing Retailers

    June 15, 2015
    If you’ve visited any mall in America recently, you’ve likely stepped into one, or all, of these clothing companies' shops. ...
  41. Grocery Wars: Who Will Win in 5 Years?

    June 12, 2015
    Grocery stores have been slowly transitioning to become the kind of grocery stores that Millennials want and need.
  42. Will J.C. Penney Ever Recover?

    June 11, 2015
    After a series of drastic missteps, J.C. Penney may finally be making a turnaround.
  43. Why did Target's (TGT) expansion into Canada fail so quickly?

    May 29, 2015
    Read about the four major reasons Target's expansion into Canada ended so abruptly and quickly after expanding into northern ...
  44. Who are Target's (TGT) main competitors?

    May 19, 2015
    Learn more about the discount retailer Target and its competitors. Find out some of the things discount retailers do to increase ...
  45. Costco, Target or Walmart: Which is the Best Bet?

    May 19, 2015
    These three retailers have all been long-term winners. It that likely to continue? If so, which is the best bet?
  46. Are Consumers Being Deceived About Organic Foods?

    April 20, 2015
    As the world has become more aware of the growing obesity epidemic and the dangers of unhealthy eating habits, many consumers ...
  47. Watch Out For These Top Internet Scams

    April 1, 2015
    The Internet had make it easier than ever for scammers to trick people into giving away their money and personal information. ...
  48. How To Expand Your Business Internationally

    April 1, 2015
    A guide to the risks and rewards of expanding a business abroad.
  49. The Future Of Mobile Banking

    March 20, 2015
    Typically slow to react to technological change, retail banks are finally recognizing the benefits it provides to consumers ...
  50. My Top Stock for December Could Stage a Double-Digit Rally

    December 16, 2014
  51. My Top Retail 'Buy' for December Could Stage a Double-Digit Rally

    December 16, 2014
  52. Trading Stocks At Strong Support Or Resistance

    September 10, 2014
    Whether it's buying or selling near support or resistance, or waiting for a breakout, these four stocks present a near-term ...
  53. 5 Stocks To Watch During Back-To-School Season

    September 2, 2014
    Back-to-school season, which begins in July and hits a peak in mid-September, is an important time for retailers. It gives ...
  54. Does Your Portfolio Need A Dose Of Cybersecurity?

    June 9, 2014
    The growing threat of increasingly sophisticated hacker attacks could mean that now is the right time to add cybersecurity ...
  55. Target And Others Insiders Have Been Buying

    June 8, 2014
    Kinder Morgan, Seattle Genetics and Target are among the companies that have seen insider buying recently. Insiders may sell ...
  56. Fight Scams: Check Credit Card Accounts Online

    May 20, 2014
    Credit cards do offer some protection against fraud, but here are 4 reasons to be vigilant and protect your credit score ...
  57. Big Volume Decliners Breaking Support

    May 7, 2014
    These four stocks all broke support on May 6, on high volume.
  58. How To Ride the Organic & Natural Products Wave

    May 6, 2014
    With consumers shopping healthier, purveyors of organic and natural foods could be great long-term buys for investors.
  59. Why Wal-Mart Needs To Expand Into Financial Services

    April 28, 2014
    Wal-Mart's slow but steady push into the financial services sector could help jumpstart the chain's moribund U.S. sales.
  60. How Wal-Mart Makes its Money

    April 16, 2014
    While convention dictates that it’s impossible to write about Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) without saying at least something ...
  61. This Retailer Is Ready To Break Out -- Again

    April 7, 2014
    With the albatross of a credit card security breach still hanging around its neck, it is no wonder that retail giant Target ...
  62. These Companies Know The Future Before It Happens

    February 13, 2014
    Wouldn't it be great to have a crystal ball to see into the future?You could know when the next market crash will be, ...
  63. The Best Offense In 2014 Could Be A Big Dose Of Defense

    January 24, 2014
    With the one of the major hurdles out of the way, the aerospace and defense industry continues to be one of the brightest ...
  64. Forget The Headlines, This Stock Is A Long-Term Buy

    January 17, 2014
    There are overreactions in the stock market all the time, leading to mispriced securities. This happens as investors tend ...
  65. 14% Yields From A Country Where Dividends Are Required By Law

    January 17, 2014
    It's a country that rarely gets any mention by the mainstream financial media.Sure, you hear about India, China, Russia, ...
  66. My Favorite Pharma Stock Is Stronger Than Ever

    January 17, 2014
    What do you call 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day for the next 20 years? If you're a big pharmaceutical company, ...
  67. The Simple Win-Win Strategy For Taming Risk In Your Portfolio

    January 17, 2014
    Risk is a fundamental part of investing. It might be easiest to understand by using bonds as an example.#-ad_banner-#​With ...
  68. Forget Wal-Mart: This Is The Only Clothing Retailer I'd Own Right ...

    November 29, 2013
    For investors looking to buy stock in a clothing retailer, it would normally be a no-brainer to consider stalwarts like Wal-Mart ...
  69. It's Time To Check Out Supermarket Stocks

    October 16, 2013
    Grocery chains have been holding up remarkably well, much better that the companies that were supposedly going to eat their ...
  70. Wal-Mart Is Helping U.S. Manufacturers By Helping Itself

    October 9, 2013
    Wal-Mart Stores has pledged to spend $50 billion more on buying American over the next decade.
  71. Why Wal-Mart’s Hiring Plans May Be Good News For Investors

    September 25, 2013
    Stung by complaints of bare shelves and poor customer service, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), is hiring 70,000 part-time ...
  72. Canadian Dilution And Sluggish U.S. Shopping Bring Target A Little ...

    August 21, 2013
    Target is seeing significant dilution from its expansion into Canada, as well as a tough U.S. retailling environment.
  73. Consumer Spending Looking Bleaker For Wal-Mart

    August 15, 2013
    Shoppers are pulling back around the globe, leaving Wal-Mart with few levers to pull to drive better results.
  74. Wal-Mart Uses Rigorous Cost Control To Offset Weaker Sales

    May 17, 2013
    Sluggish sales growth at Wal-Mart isn't a big surprise, but it could keep a lid on the stock.
  75. Walmart's Cupboard Lies Bare

    March 28, 2013
    Bloomberg ran an article March 26 suggesting Walmart is losing market share due to disorganized stores. Specifically, it ...
  76. Approved: Paying Online Sales Tax

    March 26, 2013
    States will now be allowed to collect sales taxes on purchases made from Internet-based retailers even if the retailer has ...
  77. Herbalife Is Merely A Pawn In This Hedge Fund Battle Royal

    January 18, 2013
    Managers of some of the largest hedge funds are taking sides in the battle over Herbalife, arguing whether or not it's a ...
  78. Retail Stocks To Watch In 2013

    December 21, 2012
    Here's a list of retail stocks to watch for 2013.
  79. Is Target Setting for a Break Out?

    December 1, 2012
    New York, November 27th ( - Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) closed the trading day at $62.78, near its 5 ...
  80. Are Electronics Retailers Coming Back?

    November 30, 2012
    Electronics retailers have taken a beating over the past year. The holiday season has led to a resurgence, but will it last?
  81. Hudson's Bay Company: Canada's Largest IPO Of 2012

    November 21, 2012
    Canada's oldest company reentered the public markets Nov. 20 with an IPO at $17 per share.
  82. Walmart's "Meh" Quarter Doesn't Excite Investors

    November 16, 2012
    Wal-Mart's quarter doesn't thrill an overly optimstic Wall Street.
  83. Are Costco's Growth Days Over?

    October 29, 2012
    Some stocks do so well for so long that investors start assuming these stocks will always be superstars, despite mounting ...
  84. Target Sells Credit Card Portfolio To TD For $5.9 Billion

    October 25, 2012
    Target announced October 23 that it was selling its credit card portolio for $5.9 billion. This is a good move for shareholders.
  85. Geoffrey Chomps Down On The Tablet Market

    October 16, 2012
    Toys "R" Us is introducing the Tabeo, a feature-rich tablet device for kids, available exclusively through its retail channels.
  86. Canada: A Safe Haven For Big Box Stores

    October 15, 2012
    American big box stores are popping up all over Canada and these retailers are basking in the benefits of pent-up Canadian ...
  87. Bull Vs. Bear - Don't Expect A Mobile Payment Revolution

    August 21, 2012
    Not enough Americans own smartphones for the mobile payment revolution to really take off.
  88. Uptrends Within Uptrends

    August 8, 2012
    Short-term and long-term, these stocks are moving higher. The trendlines created by short and long-term trends provide price ...
  89. Tupperware Emerging As A Solid Value Play

    July 26, 2012
    Given its reasonable valuation and strong emerging market trends, Tupperware's stock is worthy of investment consideration.
  90. Can Pier 1 Rekindle The Fire?

    June 20, 2012
    Pier 1's growth is still good, but Wall Street seems worried about where the next chunk of growth will be.
  91. Favorite Retail Stocks

    June 8, 2012
    With U.S. consumer spending continuing to post gains, these retail stocks could be big winners, if the trend continues.
  92. The Fresh Market Needs To Be Whole Foods 2.0

    June 1, 2012
    The Fresh Market is posting great growth, as revenue rose nearly 23% this quarter and comp-store sales rose more than 8%, ...
  93. Target Is in a Very Tight Range

    June 1, 2012
    New York, June 1st ( - Shares of Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) closed the trading session at $57.91 with ...
  94. Costco Living Up To Some High Expectations

    May 28, 2012
    While Costco may well find it harder to squeeze more efficiencies from an already highly efficient system, the international ...
  95. The Window For Sears Holdings Seems To Be Closing Fast

    May 23, 2012
    Although Eddie Lampert's team is working hard to fix what ails Sears Holdings, it is increasingly looking like an uphill ...
  96. Have Misdeeds Opened A Window For Walmart?

    May 23, 2012
    Walmart continues to show respectible growth, but the valuation isn't all that interesting.
  97. Target Needs More Than "Upscale Discounting"

    May 18, 2012
    Target is doing alright, but the shopping environment is not healthy.
  98. Can Helen Of Troy Be Greater Than The Sum Of Its Parts?

    April 30, 2012
    Helen Of Troy needs to show better leverage for the growth-by-acquisition strategy to add value.
  99. Ways To Play Electronics Retailers

    March 30, 2012
    The electronics space will remain popular among consumers, and many believe that the recovering economy makes the space increasingly ...
  100. Genesco Lifts The Lid On Profits

    March 21, 2012
    Genesco's full-year earnings jumped 54% in fiscal 2012 to $3.43. Approaching a five-year high, it still has plenty of room ...
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